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Black Abolitionist Archive


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Title: James McCune Smith

Speaker or author: Smith, James McCune, 1813-1865

Newspaper or publication: Anti-Slavery Bugle

Speech encouraging the National Council of the Colored People to continue work on the promises they established in their previous meeting. These promises included the elevation of the race through education, political advances, and civil rights in every state.

Description of file(s): PDF 6 page, 1,520 word document (text and images)

Date published: 1855

Subjects: Abolitionists--United States; African American abolitionists; Antislavery movements; Antislavery movements--United States; Slavery; United States--History--19th century

Keywords: Civil rights; Colonization; Constitution; education; government; liberty; National Council of the Colored People; oppression; prejudice; school; Slaveocracy; suffrage; vote

Publication type: Newspapers; Speeches

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